Recorded at the Vienna State Opera earlier this month: Anna Netrebko sings her first Aida and Jonas Kaufmann his first Radames at the Vienna State Opera, Elina Garanca makes her long-awaited debut as Amneris, Luca Salsi can be heard as Amonasro.
A live performance from the Vienna State Opera featuring Michael Volle, Georg Zeppenfeld, Wolfgang Koch, David Butt Philip and Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, conducted by Philippe Jordan.
Live from the Vienna State Opera starring Elina Garanca and Piotr Beczala.
Just starting from the vienna State Opera.
Philippe Jordan conducts Christian Gerhaher, Sean Panikkar, Jörg Schneider, Dmitry Belosselskiy and Anja Kampe in a live performance from the Vienna State Opera.
A Willy Decker production, live from the Vienna State Opera.
Francesco Ivan Ciampa conducts Asmik Grigorian, Boris Pinkhasovich, Brian Jagde and Josh Lovell.
From the Vienna State Opera, featuring Olga Borodina in the title role.
Live from the Vienna State Opera with Andreas Schager and Rachel Willis-Sorensen.
Featured in a new Barrie Kosky production: Kyle Ketelsen, Ain Anger, Hanna-Elisabeth Müller, Stanislas de Barbeyrac, Kate Lindsey, Philippe Sly, Patricia Nolz and Peter Kellner.
A sense of celebration was definitely in the air last Thursday at the Vienna State Opera.
The opera proved somewhat puzzling—the score representing more a collage of fragmented and incidental musical ideas, and the libretto a turgid, slow-moving mass of purple prose.
Lohengrin descended upon the Wiener Staatsoper this month like American college students to Oktoberfest: loudly, spastically, not especially coherent, and in full lederhosen and dirndls.
The whole performance reminded me of what Butterfly as I have never known it, but often herad about it, can be.
A woman reads from the Bible. There is a dance scene in a tavern. The discovery of blood gives away the protagonist.